680 CFTR Toronto – AM CHR – | August, 1988

You only need the two minutes spanning this sample of Toronto’s CFTR. It’s high-energy, late 80′s CHR at it’s finest… and in true Canadian style, on AM!

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Dick Purtan, 95.5 WCZY Detroit | September 20, 1988

Date of Recording: September 20, 1988 Contributor: Russ Horton Station: 95.5 WCZY Detroit Featured Air Talent: Dick Purtan (WCZY, CKLW) Comments: Courtesy of Contributor Russ Horton (above), Detroit’s “Z-95.5” gets its first listen since the station changed formats a long time ago. […]

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Bob James, “The Time Machine”; 66 WNBC New York | June 9, 1988

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M.J. Kelli, The Top 9 at 9; 97.3 WGH-FM Newport News VA | April, 1988

MJ be a jammin’, YES Listeners to today’s “Todd Schnitt Show” might be somewhat shocked to learn that this M.J. Kelli, is, in fact, the same person! At this point in time, WGH-FM had transitioned from AC WRSR to CHR within the […]

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Cousin Brucie, WCBS-FM New York Radio Greats Reunion | June 09, 1988

Date of Recording: 06.09.1988 Station: 101.1 WCBS-FM New York Format: Oldies Branded: “New York’s Oldies Station” Ownership: CBS, Inc / (Today) Entercom Communications (Wikipedia) Featured Air Personality: Bruce Morrow (Cousin Brucie) (WABC/WNBC/WCBS-FM) Contributor: Frank Davis     Boy did I sound young! […]

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Blue in the Morning, 99.7 KYUU San Francisco | August 9, 1988

After the demise of KFRC two years earlier, CHR was left only to the FM band, and this station, KYUU. Here’s a long aircheck of Blue in the Morning, with all the essential elements of modern morning shows… news, traffic, weather, entertainment […]

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Composite: WXLK K-92 FM Roanoke VA | May 1988

Certainly not a major market, but this city snuggled in the mountains of southwest Virginia was home to some good radio. Here’s nearly 10 minutes of CHR K-92 FM, a composite covering most of a broadcast day. This was a GOOD sounding […]

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John Rhode, 590 CKEY Toronto | October 11, 1988

Date of Recording: October 11, 1988 Station: CKEY Toronto “Key 590” Featured Air Talent: John Rhode “The Breakfast Club” Contributor: Russ Horton Aircheck Entry: 1,404 Comments: New Contributor Russ Horton sent in a high quality unscoped recording of Classic Hits formatted 590 […]

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Gerry Forbes, 1050 CHUM Toronto | October 18-19, 1988

Date of Recording: October 18-19, 1988 Contributor: Russ Horton Station: 1050 CHUM Toronto Featured Air Talent: Gerry Forbes, Greg Lee (Jocks), Paul Cross (News), Mary Garafallo (Traffic), Robby Evans (Weather) Aircheck Entry: 1,402 Comments: If there was any doubt that AM radio […]

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Imus In The Morning – Last Day on 66 WNBC New York | 1988

Don Imus… love him or hate him, he’s sure been around a long time. After WNBC was a long-standing Morning gig at SportsRadio 66 WFAN (that made HOW many years on one frequency?), then to onetime rival 77 WABC, where Imus has […]

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Leo Knott, 102.3 KJLH Los Angeles | 1984-89

The late Leo Knott contributed this aircheck of himself on KJLH Los Angeles back in 2007. Description by Contributor… This aircheck features myself at Stevie Wonder’s KJLH (Kindness, Joy, Love and Happiness)… My longest stint as a jock. Had nice success with […]

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Big Jay Sorensen on the Time Machine: 66 WNBC New York: Summer 1988

Update: Re-issued on March 16, 2015. Dan Taylor (mentioned here) can be heard today on 101.1 WCBS-FM New York, middays right after Scott Shannon in the morning. Perhaps one of the most popular features of WNBC during its final years on the […]

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